Provisional Name Change Information

As a transgender student, you may wish to request a provisional name change while you are attending Bergen Community College. This change is not permanent and is designed for students who have not yet changed their name legally or have chosen not to do so. This provisional change will utilize your “Preferred Name” in the following areas:

  • Colleague (Class Rosters);
  • Moodle;
  • Bergen ID (please go to The Office of Public Safety, Room L-154, to request a new Bergen Student Photo ID after the name change is complete);
  • Bergen Email;
  • Bergen Portal;
  • Username/display name.

Please Note:  Your name change will revert to your legal name prior to graduating or transferring unless a legal document of an official name change is presented.

  1. Log into Self Service
  2. Under your name you will see “Edit Personal Identity” click on it.
  3. Type in your information and click SAVE

There are 3 choices available to students, faculty, and staff to change in the “About You” aection in Bergen’s Self-Service Portal:

  • Preferred Name
  • Preferred Pronoun
  • Preferred Gender Identity

Gender Neutral Restrooms

Since 2014, the main campus of Bergen Community College has designated 11 gender neutral, single-stall restrooms; 6 for students and 5 for faculty/staff.

These restrooms are located in the Pitkin Center, the Tech Building, Ender Hall and the Ciccone Theatre. Here are their exact locations:

Gender Neutral Restrooms Location
-STUDENTS-
BUILDING ROOM#
Ciccone Theatre T-107M
Pitkin Center L-109, S-203, and S-302
Ender Hall E-166B
Tech Building TEC-122
Gender Neutral Restrooms Location
-FACULTY/STAFF-
BUILDING ROOM#
Ciccone Theatre T-107M
Pitkin Center L-110, S-204, and S-303
Ender Hall E-166A
Tech Building TEC-124
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